The Daily Shot Brief – April 7th, 2021



United States: As the pandemic eases, businesses will need to boost wages to attract and retain staff.

Source: @axios Read full article


Tight labor markets may drive wage inflation.

Source: Martin Enlund and Andreas Steno Larsen, Nordea Markets


Higher commodity prices are unlikely to create a sustained increase in inflation. But persistent wage gains could.


Emerging Markets: India’s central bank left rates unchanged as the COVID situation worsens.

Source: Business Standard Read full article
Source: @markets Read full article


Will Argentina default on its IMF debt?

Source: The Economist Read full article


Cryptocurrency: An activist family office wants Grayscale to fix the widening discount to NAV.

Source: Cision Read full article
Source: Bloomberg


China has launched its digital currency, giving Beijing additional control over consumers and commerce. Will the digital yuan become popular in countries outside of China?

Source: @WSJ Read full article


Equities: How much could corporate taxes rise (2 charts)?

Source: @LizAnnSonders, @TaxFoundation
Source: @jeffsparshott


What would be the impact of tax hikes on earnings?

Source: @financialtimes Read full article


Global Developments: Global international debt is mostly in US dollars.

Source: @adam_tooze, VOX EU Read full article


Food For Thought: The history of the English language:

Source: GIZMODO Read full article

Edited by Devon Lall

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